An expansion card inserted into a motherboard for rendering graphics with enhanced performance over integrated graphics solutions.

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PC wont boot when graphics card plugged in

I recently got new motherboard/cpu/ram, though the PC wont boot at all when the gfx card is plugged in. Gfx card is still old and quite outdated so I was thinking maybe it is imcompatible? PC ...
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2nd monitor won't turn on after computer power off

I've got two identical screens both connected via DisplayPort to a GTX 970. Then one day only one of my monitors turned on after I turned on the PC. My main monitor turns on just fine - every time. ...
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Strange graphical glitches in Outlook, Word and Excel

My coworker is experiencing strange graphical glitches while using Outlook, Word and Excel: When she is composing an email in Outlook and she types in the body of the message, the text often appears ...
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Computer fully restarts with no POST under any significant load

Specs: i5 3570k GTX 670 Corsair HX750 PSU I built my desktop a few years back and it has worked like a charm up until the past week. Whenever I try to play any game, besides non-intensive stuff like ...
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Triple Monitor on AMD Card with 3 HDMI Screens

I have 2 AMD 280x cards. Card A has Mini DP x2 HDMI DVI Card B has DP HDMI DVI x2 When I got my DVI to HDMI converter to connect with 2 HDMI to DVI and one HDMI to HDMI, I thought I'd finally ...
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Is it possible to fake a higher resolution?

I have a laptop whose monitor can only display up to 1366 by 768. However, I know that my Intel Integrated Graphics card can display up to 1920 by 1080. I wish to force my resolution to 1920 by 1080. ...
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3 displays, one GPU, passive DP, ubuntu

I have a Radeon HD6850 card that I was using with Ubuntu 14. I had 3 dell monitors connected to this card and they worked great at 1600x1200. I had bought a Displayport to DVI adapter to get it ...
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Find which graphic card in use

My laptop has two graphic cards, Nvidia and Intel. I want to know which gaphic card is X server using. I'm using Archlinux. What is the command line command for that ?
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Install two incomptaible nvidia drivers at the same time in windows

I have a new compunter with a GTX 970 wich use NVIDIA driver 353.06 and I want to use my old GTX 280 wich use 341.44 and the problem I've seen is that the drivers overwrite the other so I can only ...
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Monitor, keyboard, mouse not receiving power, computer takes 4 attempts to power up

I have a computer with specs listed below. This morning I turned off the computer to install a pair of USB speakers (Logitech Z5). Afterwards, I turned on the computer, it would power up, but then ...
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XFX Radeon R9 270x low resolution

I just installed a XFX Radeon R9 270x but finding that I am only maxing out screen solution at 1920x1080 with HDMI connection. OS is Windows 7 using a Dell U2713HM screen (which can handle ...
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How to correctly connect my monitors? [closed]

Please just help me get this straight. This is more of less how the computer rear looks. I dont remember exactly how I had it before turning everything upside down in order to fix an issue I ...
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Red Pixels all over my ASUS N56JR laptop [closed]

As I type this I have extreme discoloration going on. Most black colors are red, and white seems more blue. Grey isn't effected. Some shades of white seems to have black grains flashing through ...
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Windows 8.1 - Video card/s

I have a 4 GB add-on video card and built into my motherboard I have on-board Intel 1 GB graphics. Is it possible to activate the on-board graphic card as well? If it is possible I assume it would add ...
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Confused about GPU having hundreds of processors inside it

I just started learning about parallel programming course on Udacity and already I am kind of confused. Here at this video segment: https://youtu.be/gbj0oauFFI8?t=52s We're told that the average GPU ...
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Resetting screen setup in XP (msgina.dll failed to load)

I have an measurement system connected to a computer running Windows XP SP3 (since the hardware does not support newer versions of Windows). The basic setup is a primary monitor used for Windows and a ...
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Troubleshooting PC dying during normal use

I am running Windows 7 x64 SP1 with all the latest Windows updates. I have not added or removed hardware or software recently. This installation has been performing without problems for several months ...
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Can't start Pycharm due to unability to detect graphic settings

I just downloaded the PyCharm IDE on my Feodra to play around with Django. However i am unable to run it due to some graphics environment problem, which doesn't say to me much. Did someone run into ...
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Computer doesn't start when 12V CPU power plugged in

Configuration (troubleshooting): Board: Socket AM3+ Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2PT CPU: AMD FX4300 PSU: 500W Peak Other components: GPU: ASUS Nvidia GTX960 Mem: 12GB (8+4) 1333 HDD: Seagate 1TB SATA ...
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Weird issue with Video card

I have set up a new computer which has on board video and an NVidia GT740. In the bios it is set to default to PCI Express for video and windows show the video card installed being the GT740. All the ...
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DVI Splitter - 3 Monitors No Duplication

I have a DVI splitter, one end splits to VGA and the other to DVI. My graphics card is a GTX 780, so my dual monitor setup works just fine, but I would like to hook up the other end of the splitter to ...
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GPU Overclock Keeps Defaulting

I have an ASUS GTX750TI-OC-2GD5. Its default Default Clock is 1072Mhz and I have been trying to overclock it. I've tried increasing the voltage and core clock in both MSI Afterburner and ASUS GPU ...
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Overheating Radeon 6870 - What could be the issue?

I have a PC with an AMD Radeon 6870 (it's not mine, FWIW). It was working fine until one day the PC shutdown itself. It happened several times at certain point in a certain game. It was disassembled ...
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No POST with PCI-e HD5450 VGA iface but IGfx works

I'm trying to fix a DOA motherboard. The fan was dead and I replaced it. CPU now works via the IGfx. I've set the BIOS specifically to: PEG PCI-Express (from Auto/Internal/) The HD5450 Sapphire card ...
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Intel 3770K (HD4000) and dual monitor with DVI+VGA

My office computer is running Intel Core i7 3770K (IvyBridge) on an Asus P8H77-V motherboard. My OS is Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit desktop version). I've been using an old LG Flatron W2453TQ display ...
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Witcher 3 causes PC to restart randomly

(Not sure if I am asking at the right site, as it might be software/hardware related and not exactly gaming. I guess I'll post this question on Arqade too.) I have been having this problem since 2 ...
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Can I run games smoothly on a server via RDP? [closed]

Is it possible to run games on a hosted server smoothly via RDP? I have a dedicated server running Windows Server 2012 R2. It has 144 GB of RAM, an Intel Xeon E5 and GeForce GTX 750 Ti GPU. It's a ...
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How to change the GPU used to run a game windows 8.1

I have a Dell 500GB with a 2GB RAM, and NVIDIA GEFORCE 625M I have a problem forcing my computer to choose the NVIDIA GPU when running games, but it keeps on choosing the Intel graphic card. I have ...
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OpenGL 3.3 for Intel HD Graphics in Debian?

I'm using OpenGL 3.0 with Mesa 10.3.2 in Debian 8.1 Jessie by system default, but I need OpenGL 3.3 and I don't know how to enable it. I tried to update Mesa but it's still with OpenGL 3.0. This is ...
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How to get pillarbox custom resolution in Windows XP? [closed]

I tried multiple leads and only get the stretched image, my best guess is the Custom Resolutions box of the NVIDIA Control Panel. If I knew correct horizontal and vertical front porches, sync widths, ...
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My system has two VGA ports, one in the graphics card and another one?

I just happened to acquire a second monitor, which has a VGA cable, and I want to plug it in with my previous one. As you can see in the picture, I have two VGA ports, one that is used(the graphics ...
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Using two video cards; how good should the second one be? [duplicate]

So I'm looking to start a new build, using some of the parts from my old PC. One thing I wanted to do was try out Intel (current is AMD) and to have two GPUs. This build has Oculus Rift in mind. ...
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crash after installing nvidea 210 drivers

hoping someone can help. Have seen several references to similar problems, but can't seem to find a solution that's worked for me yet. I've installed a new ASUS GeForce 210 graphics card in a ...
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Nvidia Driver on AMD board, can't update drivers and remove windows messages about problems

I have a Intel i5-2500k, an Asus p8v68-v for mobo, and a GeForce GTX 560 for Graphics. Windows has been telling me that I have problems with the driver and other things. The message tells me that: ...
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DirectX API level vs. feature level

Two graphics cards have the following DirectX specs, respectively: DirectX 11.2 (feature level 11_0) DirectX 12 API (feature level 11_0) What's the difference?
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Why am I exceeding my VRAM limit in my games and not suffering from dramatic frame rate drops?

Just like my other question, this isn't by any means a problem I'm complaining about, this is just something I want to know the secret behind. System Specifications CPU: AMD A10-6790K 4.0 ...
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How to upgrade max screen resolution on Ubuntu

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ...
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Small random rectangles on Windows 7

I started to get one or more small garbled rectangles on various windows in Windows 7. They disappear / change place when a window is redrawn. Any idea what this could be? I am not 100% sure, but it ...
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PSU for GTX 970 + i7 4790 [closed]

For my new PC I'm currently looking at getting an Intel i7 4790 (non "k" version) and a GTX 970 as the main components for the system. It will also be running an SSD, HDD, Network card, and 32GB of ...
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notebook asus x551ma - moire pattern takes place - how to reduce effect on linux

I just faced a strange issue with my notebook asus x551ma LED and LCD (the Moire Pattern) which is quite good described on wiki pages; Some users provide "how they handle the effect for their ...
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Graphics card and dual monitors are not functioning correctly

I got a new EVGA GTX 970 graphics card and plugged 2 devices into it. The first is a 27" monitor that is using VGA to DVI to connect to the GPU, and the other is a 32" tv which is connected to the GPU ...
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What can cause PCIe graphics cards to randomly fail during boot?

I have a system that's currently driving me crazy, and I'm hoping someone out here on StackExchange will be able to point out something I'm doing wrong. The computer is home-built and consists of: ...
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DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION when im playing video games

I get this BSOD (DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION) while im playing games like CS:GO and GTA V on PC. I am playing for like 15minutes without any problems but then i suddenly get this error and my pc restarts. ...
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Can a PCI-E 6 pin cable be used in-place of an 8 pin cable?

I yesterday returned my GTX 960 as it was faulty, and have bought an R9 290, which requires two 8 pin PCI-E cables. I have two 6 pin PCI-E cables, which supplied power the 960. The only difference ...
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Dell Latitude - HDMI output is unreliable

I have a Dell Latitude E5540 laptop that cannot connect to two Samsung monitors using HDMI (both syncmasters, one is a P2450, the other is a S24C650PL). Using VGA always works on both monitors, HDMI ...
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Should I install graphics driver on my Laptop?

I bought a laptop with ubuntu and Nvidia geforce 820M 2GB graphics about 7 or 8 months back. Since then I've stuck with ubuntu and didnt install windows. However, I havent installed my graphics ...
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Windows 7, GTX 750, Dell 2408WFP: powering off display disconnects the display from the card

I have the following monitors attached to my EVGA GeForce GTX 750 (2 GB): Dell 2408WFP connected via DisplayPort (monitor 1) Dell 2408WFP connected via HDMI (monitor 2) Dell 2007FP connected via ...
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Brightness on laptop doesn't work at all

I have an ASUS k72dr laptop. It's hard drive died, so I bought a new one. After installing Windows only available screen resolution was 800x600, obviously because of lack of proper video card driver. ...
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Set PWM on AMD GPU on Ubuntu

I used Windows for years and I haven't eye strain while using LCD. Now, I started using Ubuntu and after 10 minutes I have eye strain. So I tried to change ClearType, but it didn't help. I found ...
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Network Adapter no longer detected after graphics card removal?

Last night, I noticed that my crossfire wasn't working properly. I did some tests and found that all my games run much faster and at lower temperatures without it. So I decided I'd give my extra card ...